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Exclusive: Bundesliga specialist says Weghorst would be perfect Kane replacement

Get German Football News editor-in-chief Daniel Pinder has exclusively told Football FanCast that Wolfsburg striker Wout Weghorst would be a perfect replacement for Harry Kane at Tottenham.

With Spurs desperately after a back-up striker for the England captain last summer, the Dutchman was strongly linked with a move to north London, but Jose Mourinho ended up bringing in Carlos Vinicius from Benfica instead.

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But the Brazilian has scored just one Premier League goal, whilst Weghorst has continued to be one of the most feared strikers in the Bundesliga, with only three players scoring more than his 20 goals, two of which are Erling Haaland and Robert Lewandowski.

Kane himself has been in outstanding form, although there are growing concerns surrounding his future, with Spurs already out of Europe and five points behind fourth-placed Chelsea, meaning Champions League football next season is becoming increasingly unlikely.

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Should Kane move on, Pinder told Football FanCast that Spurs should replace him with Weghorst:

“I think he’d be a perfect replacement for Harry Kane, should he leave. Whether it’s because he’s Dutch or not, he’s got similar attributes to van Nistelrooy.

“He’s tall, strong, even though he’s really tall, possesses a great touch – his movement is underappreciated in the Bundesliga. His threat inside the area, his work ethic in pressing the opposition defence.

“His stats alone are evidence of why he’s well regarded at European clubs and is a wanted man this summer.”

Tottenham might be targeting a more high-profile name, but Weghorst has been one of the most prolific goalscorers in Europe in recent seasons, and they could do a lot worse than bringing in the Dutchman, who has a better than one-in-two record for the Bundesliga outfit.

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